Accounts Payable Accountant

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

The Square Finance team is looking to hire an Accounts Payable Accountant.. We continue to need strong accounting talent as our team and company grow. This role will play an integral part in the day-to-day operations and accounting close with opportunities to work on various projects as we scale. 

Responsible for assisting the Accounts Payable Supervisor with:

  • Heavy volume of data entry of Purchase Order and Non- Purchase Order backed invoices in the ERP system 
  • 3 way Match and manually code invoices for daily data entry.
  • Resolve pricing and receiving discrepancies 
  • Reconciliation of vendor account statements
  • Contacts vendors regarding discrepancies.
  • Answer vendor inquiries
  • Assist with other general office tasks
  • Invoice Scanning 
  • Finding better ways to increase efficiency of the AP processes
  • Audit Reviews and PBC pulls
  • Ad hoc analysis and tasks as needed


The desired candidate must be highly analytical and inquisitive with a keen attention to detail. The candidate must be able to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment. Strong communication skills are required. Ideal candidate will be a process-oriented individual who is also flexible enough to thrive in a startup setting. Candidate must love getting 'hands dirty', have a strong work ethic, but also see the big picture.

You have / you are:

  • Associates Degree 
  • AP experience required (4+ years), Public company and startup experience welcomed
  • Oracle Accounts Payable Subledger experience is a must - Oracle Cloud a plus 
  • Knowledge of GAAP (US and international preferred)
  • Full cycle AP understanding
  • Used and Sales Tax understanding 
  • Highly accurate and detail-oriented with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Passion for Square. Strong interest in technology / knowledge of the industry
  • Tech savvy – Open to SAAS or Cloud Systems
  • Strong understanding of financial and operational controls
  • Positive can do attitude and must be a team player
  • Effective Communication skills both written and oral

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources
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